Live Auction

TavernTrove's Sample and Test Soda Can Auction

Wed, Jul 19, 2023 09:00PM EDT
Lot 77

1982 Choc-Ola Chocolate Drink 12oz Can Norcross Georgia

Estimate: $16 - $24

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $1
$10 $2
$20 $5
$100 $10
$200 $20
$500 $25
$1,000 $100
This can was pulled from the production line of a Reynolds can manufacturing plant by a manager who for 30 years saved samples from the more interesting canning runs. This may be a test market can, an error can, a prototype, a regular production can, or a can that never made it to production. Either way, this is a relic from an era in the can-collecting hobby when not many current cans were being saved. Cans without a lid photo have no lid. Grade 9.5.~Grade 9.5


Study our large, well-lit photos for the final say on condition. Read the description for any repairs or restoration. If you have any further questions please text Erik at 919-807-9147. Please ask questions before you bid.

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Thank you for your bids. If you have any questions or comments we can best be reached via text at 919-807-9147. Cheers! Erik and the TavernTrove team.

Unless otherwise requested, shipping will be fulfilled via USPS or UPS. Insurance on winnings of over $50 is required, as is a handling fee, to cover to cost of labor and materials. Generally, this is 50¢ per can, $1 per tray and bottle, $10 per wooden crate. Medium-sized signs will require a $5-10 handling fee. The handling fee for large items could be quite a bit more. Shipping charges will be combined for multiple lots, of course.

This can comes from the 30-year accumulation of a former Reynolds can Co. manager.